Safety and Health Council of North Carolina

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Bloodborne & Airborne Pathogens

Instructor Development Course

OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1030) requires employers to safeguard employees who face potential occupational exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials.

The National Safety Council Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens course helps reduce these risks by focusing on how to protect your employees from blood and airborne pathogens and what to do if an exposure occurs. If you are interested in teaching Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens, the National Safety Council makes it easy. You can purchase the Instructor Resource Kit and start teaching right away.

Course Content:

  • The entire text of the OSHA standard and a glossary of terms to help understand it
  • A thorough introduction to bloodborne and airborne pathogens, including Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV and TB
  • Proven steps to reduce exposure risks and prevent infection
  • Action to take if an exposure occurs
  • Information on influenza pandemic
  • Needle Stick Safety and Prevention act
  • Recordkeeping and exposure control plans

What you’ll learn:

  • Introduction to bloodborne pathogens
  • Bloodborne pathogens including hepatitis viruses and HIV
  • Preventing infection from bloodborne pathogens
  • Airborne pathogens including tuberculosis
  • Influenza and potential influenza pandemic

Course Materials:

  • Instructor Manual with lesson plans, exams, and additional scenarios for class discussions
  • Instructor CD with PowerPoint® presentation
  • 21-minute DVD with standardized and correct demonstration skills
  • Student Workbook (64 pages in full color with nationally recognized course completion card)

Who Would Benefit:

  • Dentists and dental hygienists
  • Lab workers
  • Police officers
  • Animal handlers
  • Custodians
  • Anyone who may come in contact with blood or potentially infectious materials


$275 Member     $350 Non-Member     4 MESH Hours

August 25 - 1pm-5pm - In Person Charlotte

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